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Fiesta Friday Fundraiser for White Mountain Waldorf School

waldorfBring your sombrero and dinero to celebrate Cinco De Mayo and support local education on Friday, May 5th at 6pm for the Fiesta Friday Fundraiser for the White Mountain Waldorf School at Tin Mountain Conservation Center. There will be tacos, trivia, and the White Mountain Waldorf School Annual Auction to keep you entertained throughout the evening!

Tickets are $35 per person and include delicious food and two cocktail tickets for legal adults. This event is the primary fundraiser for the White Mountain Waldorf School’s school year, so please come out and support your local Waldorf Education center!

To purchase tickets, call (603)-447-3168 or stop by the office at White Mountain Waldorf School at 1371 Rt. 16, Albany, NH.

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About the White Mountain Waldorf School

Officially founded in 1984, the White Mountain Waldorf School is a nonprofit school, located on a 75 acre campus in Albany, NH offering programs from parent/infant, nursery and kindergarten, to elementary and middle school classes through Grade 8. We instill creativity and a desire for learning through an education that balances academic, artistic and practical life skills, fostering each child’s ability to think with clarity, feel with compassion and act with purpose and social responsibility in the world.

The White Mountain Waldorf School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration, and other school administered programs.

The White Mountain Waldorf School Mission

The White Mountain Waldorf School instills creativity and a desire for learning, cultivates social responsibility and personal integrity, and supports the home and greater community.

For more information about the event or the White Mountain Waldorf School,  visit  www.WhiteMountainWaldorf.org or call 603-447-3168. 

1st Annual Waldorf Forest 5k Family Fun Trail Run/Walk

waldorf forest 5kJoin community members for a day of family fun and adventure on Saturday, April 29th with the White Mountain Waldorf School in Albany, New Hampshire at their First Annual Waldorf Forest 5k Family Fun Trail Run. After the races, explore the White Mountain Waldorf School’s 75-acre property, play in an all-ages obstacle course and cheer on your children during a Children’s Fun Run.

All ability levels and ages are welcome to participate in the event. Registration fees are $20 for adults and $10 for children with family discounts available. To register in advance and receive a free t-shirt, please visit RunReg.com/Waldorf-5k-trail-run before April 19th. Same-day registration is also available at 9:30am.

The 5k Race will begin at 10am and a Fun Run for children will follow at 11am. The all-ages obstacle course will be available throughout the event. For more information, call (603)-447-3168 or email rose@WhiteMountainWaldorf.org. Sponsorship opportunities for the race is also available.

Only 4 Days Left to Purchase White Mountain Waldorf School Tuition Raffle Tickets

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, one lucky person will be announced as the winner of the White Mountain Waldorf School’s Tuition Raffle at the WMWS Dine to Donate at Flatbread Company in North Conway. This prize, though not carrying any cash value, is worth over $9,000.00!

The winner has the choice of sending their own child to school for free in the 2017/2018 school year, giving it to a family or friend who would like to or is already attended the school, or may donate that value back to the school and receive a receipt for a charitable donation made to the school in that amount.

This is an amazing opportunity for a new family to experience the school. We encourage anyone considering the school for their child to take a chance and buy a ticket.

It is also an amazing opportunity for a community member to truly make a difference in the lives of over a third of our school population who receive financial aid. If the winnings are donated back to the school, all the money raised will go toward giving families in need financial assistance to make Waldorf Education available to their children.

Currently, there are over a thousand independent Waldorf schools located in 60 countries. Soon to celebrate its 100th year, it is one of the largest independent school movements throughout the world. The White Mountain Waldorf School is proud to be a part of this movement; a shift in understanding that education is not just about academia but rather the development of the whole child from a physical, emotional, and cognitive perspective.

Click HERE to purchase Tuition Raffle Tickets

For more information about White Mountain Waldorf School visit White Mountain Waldorf School or call (603) 447-3168.

“Why Waldorf Works” Discussion at Jackson Library

The White Mountain Waldorf School faculty, staff, and parents invite you to join a discussion about the many benefits of a Waldorf Education. The “Why Waldorf Works” discussion  provides a detailed conversation behind the successes of children in Waldorf education systems and how a Waldorf education positively impacts families and communities in addition to the student.

The discussion will take place at the Jackson Library on Tuesday, March 28th from 5-7pm and is open to the public. The White Mountain Waldorf School welcomes your curiosity and questions and looks forward to meeting you!

About the White Mountain Waldorf School

Officially founded in 1984, the White Mountain Waldorf School is a nonprofit school, located on a 75 acre campus in Albany, NH offering programs from parent/infant, nursery and kindergarten, to elementary and middle school classes through Grade 8. We instill creativity and a desire for learning through an education that balances academic, artistic and practical life skills, fostering each child’s ability to think with clarity, feel with compassion and act with purpose and social responsibility in the world.

The White Mountain Waldorf School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration, and other school administered programs.

The White Mountain Waldorf School Mission

The White Mountain Waldorf School instills creativity and a desire for learning, cultivates social responsibility and personal integrity, and supports the home and greater community.

For more information about the event or the White Mountain Waldorf School,  visit  www.WhiteMountainWaldorf.org or call 603-447-3168. 

White Mountain Waldorf School Hires New Director of Advancement, Rose M. Heggeman

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The White Mountain Waldorf School is pleased to welcome Rose Heggeman as the new Director of Advancement.  The main focus of her work will be marketing, enrollment and fundraising. Rose is a Maine native, living in Bridgton with her husband, Jim, and their two children: Alana, age 5, and Xander, age 4, both of whom are attending the school.  Rose has a bachelor’s degree from Goddard College and spent over a decade working with the senior leadership team at Saint Joseph’s College in Maine.  She is also a registered yoga teacher and holistic health coach trained through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Rose is excited be to joining the community and is looking forward to meeting all its members.

In her letter to the community, Rose expresses her enthusiasm and commitment to child development and education, as well as her passion for a Waldorf education. She explains, “Like many of you, we have joined this community because it provides a nurturing environment for child development, and a feeling of family where we can learn alongside each other, how to best cherish imagination and creativity.” Her vision for 2017 is to “discover new ways to increase engagement and provide space for members of our community to come together and strengthen our bond with each other and the greater school network of bright minds, big thinkers and problem solvers – just like our children!” The Mount Washington Valley welcomes you and thanks you for your dedication to education.

About White Mountain Waldorf School
The White Mountain Waldorf School, established  in 1985, teaches children a curriculum that balances academic, artistic, and practical life skills; fostering each child’s ability to think with clarity, feel with compassion, and act with purpose and social responsibility in the world. While the school started out as a a small nursery-kindergarten, it now enrolls preschool aged children up to 8th grade students.  The school’s mission is to instill creativity and a desire for learning, cultivates social responsibility and personal integrity, and supports the home and greater community.

For more information about the White Mountain Waldorf School, visit www.whitemountainwaldorf.org. 

Enter to Win a Year’s Tuition at White Mountain Waldorf School

The White Mountain Waldorf School, located in Albany, is holding a raffle for a free year’s school tuition. This prize can be gifted to a child of the winner’s relation or to a child in the winner’s community. The winner can also donate their winnings to the White Mountain Waldorf School towards families in need of financial assistance.

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Celebrated as an education style that inspires students to think outside the box and to be innovative and creative in their problem solving abilities, a Waldorf education is a great educational opportunity for children of all ages. The Waldorf curriculum balances academic, artistic, and practical life skills, fostering each child’s ability to think with clarity, feel with compassion, and act with purpose and social responsibility in this world.

There are three methods of entry into this raffle:

  1. By phone at 603-447-3168
  2. In person at the White Mountain Waldorf School,  located at 1317 New Hampshire Route 16 in Albany
  3. Online by visiting this link 

Tickets cost $35 each, or you may purchase four tickets for $100, thirteen tickets for $250, or thirty tickets for $500. The winner of the raffle will be announced on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Flatbread Pizza Company in North Conway. Good luck!

Public Lecture – Turning Education on its Head Presented by White Mountain Waldorf School

The White Mountain Waldorf School presents a dynamic lecture, given by Douglas Gerwin, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 6 from 6 to 8:00 pm
at Tin Mountain, Bald Hill Road, Albany

Turning Education on its Head
What Modern Brain Research Says About How
Children and Young Adults Learn

A great opportunity for Parents, Teachers, Counselors and
anyone responsible for the healthy upbringing of children.

Gerwin has taught history, literature, German, music, and life science at college and Waldorf high school levels for over 35 years. As Director of the Center for Anthroposophy (CfA), he divides his time between adult education and teaching adolescents, as well as mentoring Waldorf schools across North America.

Himself a Waldorf graduate, Douglas is the founder of CfA’s Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program, as well as the first Executive Director of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education. He is author and editor of nine books on Waldorf education, as well as numerous articles on education and anthroposophy. His most recent publication is a collection of articles entitled Trailing Clouds of Glory: Essays on Sexuality and the Education of Youth in Waldorf Schools (2014).

At present, Douglas resides on the outskirts of Amherst, Massachusetts, with his wife Connie, a Waldorf high school teacher of mathematics.

White Mountain Waldorf School Children’s Winter Craft Faire

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The White Mountain Waldorf School invites in the wonderment of the holiday season with their 28th Annual Children’s Winter Craft Faire on Saturday, November 22nd from 10am-2pm. The Faire delights the entire family with festive hands-on crafts including woodworking, candle and wreath making, puppet shows, storytelling, a cake walk, and musical performances. Outdoors, make sure to visit King Winter telling a story in his Crystal Cave, warm up by the bonfire with hot cider, and search for the pocket lady with her special treasures. Natural, handmade and creative toys and crafts are available to purchase made by local artisans and the school’s parents, teachers and upper grade students. This year an “Elf Shoppe” is being added for younger children to select wrapped $1 gifts for friends and family. Delicious hearty breakfast and lunch with desserts is available. The event is free and open to the public, who are also welcome to view student artwork and lesson books.

White Mountain Waldorf offers early childhood nursery and kindergarten, elementary, and middle school through 8th grade. The school is located on Route 16, just south of Conway Village, at 1371 New Hampshire Route 16, Albany, NH 03818. Known for creative play with lots of movement, color, song, and story designed to appeal to the early childhood years, with an increasing importance on deep exploration, problem-solving, and independent thinking in the upper grades. For more information about the Winter Craft Faire or the school, contact Denice Tepe, Outreach Director at info@whitemountainwaldrof.org or call the school at 603-447-3168.

 

80’s Boogie Nights with the White Mt. Waldorf!

Dance the night away with the White Mountain Waldorf School!
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Founded in 1984, the White Mountain Waldorf School has been offering an excellent choice in education to families in and around the Mt. Washington Valley. Waldorf is one of the fastest growing independent, non-sectarian, educational movements worldwide. A choice in education ensures that families have an opportunity to choose a quality-learning environment that best serves the needs of their children.

Our mission at the White Mountain Waldorf School is to instill creativity and a desire for learning, cultivates social responsibility and personal integrity, and supports the home and greater community.

We currently have elementary school openings, grades 1-8 and the first 8th grade class graduated in the spring of 2010. We also have openings in our early childhood programs in which we offer: Parent/Infant program, Parent/Child Program, Toddler Program, Nursery Program, Kindergarten, Parent-Education Series and Afternoon Care. Visit our website at http://www.WhiteMountainWaldorf.org to learn more about our growing school or visit us on facebook.

Understanding the Modern Adolescent with the White Mountain Waldorf School

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The White Mountain Waldorf School, will present a public lecture “Tweens and Teens”
at Salyard’s Center for The Arts, in Conway NH, on March 7th at 7:00pm.

This wide-range presentation will introduce many issues that challenge the modern-day tweenager, teenager, parent and teacher. Kim John Payne will present and explore many issues effecting young people between the ages of 10 and 18, and offer workable strategies for navigating what is one of the most difficult periods for parents, teachers and teenagers alike. Some topics include: Navigating the Squalls (the phases of adolescence and how these may be expressed and anticipated), Venus & Mars (the similarities and the differing needs of boys and girls), Coming of Age (rethinking how to help the 12-14 year old prepare for a changing world), Threshold Issues (an overview of addictive tendencies and how to meet them in creative ways) and “But they are my friends!” (the peer group and defining the roles played within it and how can adults work with the peer group and not against it).

Kim John Payne, M.ED, has been a family and school counselor, adult educator, consultant and researcher for twenty seven years. He regularly givesMiss G's circle 43 key note addresses at international conferences for educators, parents, and therapists as well as runs workshops and trainings around the World. In addition, he is a consultant and trainer to over 110 U.S. independent and public schools including the White Mountain Waldorf School.  In each role, he has been helping children, adolescents and parents explore issues such as social difficulties with siblings and classmates, attention and behavioral issues at home and school. He will also address emotional issues such as defiance, aggression, addiction and self-esteem and the vital role that living a balanced simple life brings.

He has appeared frequently on media including ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox, on radio with the British Broadcast Corporation, Sirius/XM, CBC and National Public Radio NPR and in print including being features in Time Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Parenting, Mothering, Times Union and the LA Times.

The Tweens and Teens lecture will be presented by Kim John Payne at Salyard’s Center for The Arts in Conway, on March 7, starting at 7 pm. This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the White Mountain Waldorf School.

The White Mountain Waldorf School would like to especially thank The Conway Historic Society for providing Salyard’s Center for The Arts for this event.

There are many opportunities to learn more about the White Mountain Waldorf School, including A Walk Through The Grades every Tuesday at 8am, which is an observation of grades 1-8 during their main lesson. To register for these events, contact Karen Albert, Administrator 603.447.3168 or info@whitemountainwaldorf.org.

Founded in 1984, The White Mountain Waldorf School is an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian school providing pre-school, kindergarten and elementary education, located on 75 acres in Albany, NH just south of Conway Village.

Visit us on-line at http://www.whitemountainwaldorf.org for more information